In the life of every man there comes a time when it is particularly necessary assistance and support, advice and blessing of the Heavenly powers. Most of these tests are associated with health problems of the same or similar, and therefore address the people prayerful appeal to the Holy Agapetus of Pechersk, Panteleimon the Healer. It is in these saints often ask for healing. The prayer to Saint Panteleimon is considered miraculous, as he in his lifetime has left an important mark in the history of Christianity as a healer.
"He was sent over the gift of healing..."
The Orthodox world honors the oldest doctor since the third century of our era. It was then that the birthplace of the great doctor and Saint Panteleimon. The boy's mother was a zealous Christian, father – pagan. Who died early in the mother laid in the soul of the boy the basics of Orthodoxy, which gave the seedlings after meeting a young man with Orthodox priests. The sign of true faith for the young man was the miracle performed by the Lord in his prayers. One day the snake bit the child, and the boy died. A dead boy lying beside the road, saw the passing of the future the Holy and great Martyr Panteleimon. Prayer of a young doctor, Jesus Christ, the salvation of the deceased child has already created a true miracle: the boy came to life. Since that day, Pantaleon understood the true faith and the one Lord, for whom, and adopted subsequently martyred.
"Pardon me, blind, not seeing the sweet light..."
The fame of the wonderful doctor was in front of him throughout the land. The apples was his healing that it was not only on drugs but on the prayers and spiritual appeal of the Holy Heavenly patrons. Heathen father hesitated to turn to the true faith, but after the wonderful case of healing has believed in Jesus Christ and accepted Christianity. The blind man, desperate to restore sight, sincerely believed that it cures a disease that is St. Panteleimon the Healer. Prayer of a young man really had the power, and the blind began to see. When this young doctor did not use herbs or medicines, he used the power of prayer. The father of Pantaleon was a witness to the occasion that prompted him to adopt the true one faith.
Doctor of human poverty
The fame of this skilful doctoring a young talented doctor went around the city and beyond. To the Panteleimon began to flock to for healing the sick everywhere, where got the fame of his miraculous gift. However, once in the hands of the Heavenly physician, we knew not the strength of the medicine healed them, the Holy Panteleimon. Prayer for health, delivered the young doctor to Jesus Christ was the most wonderful drug that cures once and for all. Since that time healed many converted to Christianity as a religion, which has shown its truth through deeds and actions. The priests talked about the fact that the Gentiles are "poor in spirit", for there remains with them the Holy Spirit. After communication and treatment at St. the doctor Panteleimon almost all were cured from spiritual poverty, turning to the true faith.
"To die for Christ is to me the purchase..."
In the pagan environment the Holy doctor for a long time could not go unnoticed. At the behest of the Emperor he was thrown into prison, and then a courageous young man were asked to renounce Jesus Christ and accept the pagan Gods. A charitable doctor to the last defended the Christian faith, inviting the Emperor to bring him the most hopeless patient. All pagan healers tried to heal this sick person, calling upon their Gods, but their attempts were in vain. Calling on the name of the Lord, to the healing began St. Panteleimon the Healer. His prayer had an effect, and the patient fully recovered. The enraged Emperor ordered the execution of a young man by cutting off his head, what I heard the answer: "to Die for Christ for my gain." The great Holy doctor was beheaded on the orders of the Emperor and was martyred, glorifying the name of the Lord.
Signs and beliefs about the great Saint
Since his death, this doctor became one of the most venerated saints in Russia. The Holy Martyr Panteleimon remains the primary doctor and healer for the Orthodox, this is the third Millennium. The Church celebrates the Saint's feast day on 9 August. In many parts of the Christian world revere this Saint, pray to him not only for bodily health, after all, heals the spirit, from emotional stress relieves the great-Martyr and healer Panteleimon. Prayer, truly and sincerely spoken, together with repentance of sins, delivers from ailments in no time. In day of memory of the great doctor of the Orthodox Christians prefer not to pitch for any work not to lose the protection of the Heavenly doctor.
The value of disease for the Orthodox Christian
True Orthodox believers understand that all disease comes to man not just as a punishment for disbelief and sins. Saint Seraphim of Sarov said that there are two kinds of illness: some people will give yourself and others sent by the Lord to strengthen the faith. To distinguish one from the other is very simple: if a person is constantly groaning and complaining of suffering, his disease, from his sins. If the Orthodox meekly tolerate suffering and thanked God for the opportunity to atone for the sins through disease, these diseases is from the Lord. Often the Lord sends sickness to man, so he stopped, rethought his life, repented, received communion and returned to the path of true faith. In that case, if man does not heed the signs of God, send diseases to those most near and dear to him people. Often, when a sinner understands correctly sent him a signal, turns to the Lord and on the right path, ailments recede. Conductor of the sick prayers to the Lord and is Holy Panteleimon. Prayer for healing in conjunction with the request for redemption is considered to be strong and effective in the Christian world.
Rules prayerful appeal to Heaven doctor
To Panteleimon the Healer ask for help and severe disease, and lung ailments. This canonized Saint and is the patron Saint of doctors and sick people. The prayer to Saint Panteleimon, as pronounced in the temple and at home in front of his face, is considered equally strong. Often believers seek to master the hand of a doctor who performs surgery close or adjusts the treatment of seriously ill. It is believed that at no time such a request was not left unanswered: should pray sincerely, from the heart. The Holy GreatMartyr Panteleimon helps even in the most difficult and seemingly hopeless cases. The priests say that you just need to believe in the Lord and his mercy, to should not only pray Panteleimon the healer, but Jesus Christ, the virgin Mary and other saints.
"The Lord works miracles..."
Sometimes to heal certain diseases should ask a particular Saint. Heal icons Saint Matrona, all the icons of the Theotokos, Savior. Instruction about what a Saint ought to pray for certain diseases, you can get in the temple the priests. To alleviate the suffering of the patient is recommended to go to the temple, to order prayers for the health, buy candles, buy the icon, which depicts Saint Panteleimon. Prayer for healing is pronounced in the temple, at home and in the hospital if there is patient. The clergy recommended to sprinkle Holy water on the walls of the house chamber and the patient. The icon with the face of uncompensated physician should hang in a prominent place at home and in the house, and the main thing is to truly believe in the help of the great Martyr.
The miracles of Pantaleon after his death
The power of the great Holy doctor continued to show the world the wonders of many centuries after the death of Pantaleon. It is considered sufficient to venerate the relics, especially when they are streaming myrrh, sincerely ask for healing, and health will improve dramatically. In Rhodes town on the hill is a monastery, the name he also gave to the Holy great Martyr and healer Panteleimon, pray for that healing power in that case, if the patient will independently climb the hill on foot. Every year, tens of thousands of believers make the journey in the hope of deliverance from suffering, and the great Saint does not allow them to be deceived in the expectations. A few years ago from Israel brought the family to this monastery the sick young man who couldn't walk. For two days they were able to raise him to the monastery, giving a vow to set on top of the cross in the case of healing the unfortunate. The patient is fully healed by the prayer to St. Pantaleon, is now at the top of the mountain erected a huge cross.
Prayer request for healing
Praying for health and recovery, we should not forget that first of all we should ask the Lord for forgiveness of sins and correction of errors in behavior. Not just the clergy conducting the service requested: "...wisdom please....". Healing please, as a rule, Panteleimon the Healer, especially the most severe disease and very severe pain. In this case, read the akathist to St. Panteleimon the Healer. This long and effective prayer to St. Panteleimon is the main carer of an Orthodox Christian in the fight against illnesses and ailments. Not less effective is the prayer to the Holy great Martyr Panteleimon the sick, cure the disease, about health. Say these words: "o Lord, Almighty, Holy King, we do not womersleyi, our nispadaya and pozvolyay cast out, the body and the tribulations God, we pray Thee, our God, Thy servant (name) nemastoma visit Thy mercy, forgive him every transgression voluntary and involuntary. ".
Together with this you should also read prayers to Jesus Christ for healing: "o Lord, Almighty, Holy King...".
"You will be rewarded according to your faith..."
To the Holy doctor and then when you want to return the lost soul to the bosom of the Orthodox Church. After a young healer and healed not only bodily ailments but also showed the true path to salvation of the soul. Prayer to the Holy Panteleimon the Healer for the sick to have miraculous powers, if there is a sincere desire to obtain help from Heavenly patrons, but also faith in the mercy of the Lord.